Prescription Drug Crimes
Arrested for Prescription Fraud? Call a San Antonio Criminal Attorney.
Many individuals wrongly assume that illegally possessing or selling prescription
drugs will result in less serious penalties than those for harsher substances.
If police have arrested you for a crime related to the illegal use or
distribution of prescription drugs, you may be facing far-reaching consequences,
including large fines, months or years in prison, and a permanent mark
on your record. A San Antonio
criminal defense lawyer from The Law Office of John J. Fox is ready to defend your case.
With nearly 20 years of experience, we know what it takes to protect your
rights in and outside of the courtroom. Let us provide the skilled legal
assistance you need.
Types of Prescription Drug Crimes
State law divides controlled substances into four categories depending
on their perceived medical value, if any, and the likelihood of their
abuse. Penalties vary widely based on the type of substance, the quantity,
and the nature of the offense. Some prescription
drug crimes result in misdemeanor charges, with lower fines, as well as up to 6 months
in jail. Others carry sentences that involve years in prison and fines
reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars. Common prescription drug
If authorities have arrested you in connection with a prescription drug
crime, don't wait to get the aggressive legal representation that
can be pivotal in the final outcome of your case. Our San Antonio criminal
defense attorney has the skills and experience to negotiate a reduced
sentence, fight for the dismissal of your charges, and provide a compelling
defense that could win at trial. Learn more about the steps we can take
to defend your case by scheduling a
free case evaluation.
Contact our firm today!